LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon AW110 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 614k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
AW110 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Nikon Coolpix P7000 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon AW110 can shoot continuously at max speed of 8 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/1500 sec.
Unfortunately AW110 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon AW110 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Nikon AW110 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon AW110, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon AW110 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
AW110 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 240 fps for ultra slow motion videos. AW110 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon AW110 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7000 or Olympus Stylus SH-1 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity feature, Nikon AW110 lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
Nikon AW110 has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Battery Nikon AW110 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 250 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Waterproof Cameras
Olympus TG-4 with its 380shots is the model with longest battery life among Waterproof cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon AW110 vs Olympus TG-4 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon AW110 Features Compared to Main Competitors